Mr. Drake is a Christian man, community advocate and determined contributor to civic causes. He has been an Orange County resident for over 15 years, working as an engineering professional for two Fortune 500 Companies in that span. He is also a public speaker, marketer and network builder. With a passion for upliftment and empowerment, he is a part of the African American Chamber of Commerce, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Urban League, NAACP, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). Currently, he is State Vice President of the Democratic Black Caucus of Florida and President of the Orange County Black Caucus. In spiritual life, he is a devoted member of St. Mark AME Church and active on the Trustee Board as Vice Chair. He regards family to be first and is the proud father of a beautiful daughter.
Appointed by District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin